Tag: meatless monday

Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013 |

Start your week off on a heart- healthy foot with this healthy eggplant parmesan lasagna. Instead of frying breaded eggplant in oil, I layered sliced baked  eggplant with lasagna noodles to combine two favorite Italian-American dishes. This lasagna dish tastes just like the classic eggplant Parmesan layered between noodles, cheeses, and tomato sauce. If flat, no-boil lasagna noodles are not available, use […]

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Orange-Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate Seeds

Orange-Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate Seeds

[ 8 ] February 20, 2013 |

This Colorful and flavorful Orange-Quinoa Salad is delectable. Winter offers a small window of opportunity to use pomegranates. I try to use the flamboyant red seeds as much as possible when available at the store. This Quinoa Salad will add texture and color to your table. Quinoa is so delicious.Its mildly nutty flavor and fluffy […]

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Southwestern Lasagna

Southwestern Lasagna

[ 3 ] January 7, 2013 |

A tasty and easy to make vegetarian lasagna. If you enjoy Mexican food, you will love this dish. Delicious layers of beans, corn, salsa and cheese, this dish gives a variation to the traditional lasagna. This dish freezes very well, making dinner fast and easy on week night. Make the lasagna, don’t bake it, cover […]

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Sweet Potatoes and Black Bean Enchiladas

Sweet Potatoes and Black Bean Enchiladas

[ 5 ] January 3, 2013 |

  Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas is definitely a crowd pleaser. The natural sweetness of the sweet potatoes with the unlikely spicy pairing of chili powder, cumin give these enchiladas an amazing flavor! It’s such a great vegetarian meal. This is a great alternative to meat for vegetarians, and sweet potatoes are full of […]

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THREE BEAN CHILI

THREE BEAN CHILI

[ 2 ] November 10, 2012 |

Even your meat-loving family or friend will devour this hearty meatless chili. Some chilis need to simmer for a long time to help the flavors develop, but this recipe is easy and quick. I usually  prefer to to use as many fresh ingredients in my cooking as possible, I always have a variety of canned […]

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Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

[ 4 ] October 22, 2012 |

These Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed peppers are an updated version of the classic recipe for stuffed peppers. It is very easy to take some of your family-favorite recipes and convert them to vegetarian meals. Replace the rice for quinoa and the ground beef for black beans and you are creating a nutritious vegetarian meal. […]

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EGGPLANT ROLLATINI WITH SPINACH

EGGPLANT ROLLATINI WITH SPINACH

[ 6 ] October 15, 2012 |

  Eggplant Rollatini is a classic italian.  Using Eggplant as the roll will cut your calories and carbs while keeping this meal packed with nutrition. The eggplant roll-ups may take some time to prepare, there is some steps but they are simple and it is worth it.   Eggplant is loaded with vitamins and minerals. It […]

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TOFU AND VEGETABLE STIR FRY

TOFU AND VEGETABLE STIR FRY

[ 0 ] November 30, 2011 |

Stir fries are fast, use a small quantity of oil and a lot of fresh vegetables.  It is a great way to  preserve the color and the crunchiness of the vegetables. Tofu is rich in protein and a great substitute for meat. Serve over brown rice or brown basmati rice.   TOFU AND VEGETABLE STIR […]

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WINTER VEGETABLE SHEPHERD’S PIE WITH ORANGE MASHED SWEET POTATO CRUST

WINTER VEGETABLE SHEPHERD’S PIE WITH ORANGE MASHED SWEET POTATO CRUST

[ 0 ] November 16, 2011 |

This vegetarian recipe is a healthy alternative to the originally Shepherd’s pie. It suits perfectly for Holiday gatherings. A comforting dish fill with lentils, carrots, turnips and potatoes and top with Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes Crust. Both the filling and topping can be made two days prior to assembling. This dish is especially inviting when […]

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Black Bean Cakes

Black Bean Cakes

[ 4 ] September 19, 2011 |

  Black bean has long been popular in Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and the southern United States. Black beans are a staple in my pantry.  They have a sweet flavor. They are great in soups, dips, quesadillas and  in a vast number of dishes. These black bean cakes make a great entree. […]

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